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Pentax MX1
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Reviews
56 Reviews + 9 Awards
74
Features
Good Features
70
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
67
Age
6 Years Old
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good spec 4x optical zoom digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 7 further awards from other expert sites. It has an image stabiliser and a built-in flash and features smile detection and multi burst mode. Customers report that this digital camera has a good lens, it's able to produce good images and compact.
Ephotozine Recommended Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice PhotographyBlog.com Recommended Pocket Lint Recommended
12.76MP
4000 X 3000
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
4x
OPTICAL ZOOM
FULL HD VIDEO
RESOLUTION
12,800
MAXIMUM ISO
SPEED
1s
CAMERA
363g
1.95x
DIGITAL ZOOM
3"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Pentax MX1 number 4 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
90
Reviews
75
Features
71
Popularity
0
Value for Money
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Age

73

73
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 73?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 76%, based on 56 reviews. This digital camera has received nine awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus two other sites and a "Highly Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se plus two other sites.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Pentax digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
The MX1 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Tiny optical zoom
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Large-aperture, 4x optical zoom lens \
Back-illuminated CMOS image sensor \
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

90
Reviews

Average Review Score

4 stars (56 reviews)

18%

of Customers Would Recommend
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3 Recommended Awards

The Pentax MX1 has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine and Pocket Lint.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine Recommended from Pocket Lint

2 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received an Editor's Choice Award from expert review sites Good Gear Guide.com.au and log.com.tr.
Editor's Choice from Good Gear Guide.com.au Editor's Choice from log.com.tr

4 Further Awards

It's received four Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including lydogbillede.dk, Lydogbilde.no and 01net.com.
Especially Recommended 5 Star from lydogbillede.dk Especially Recommended 5 Star from Lydogbilde.no 4 Star from 01net.com Especially Recommended from ljudochbild.se

What Are People Saying About the Pentax MX1?

Picture Quality
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Lens System
5
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Size and Weight
13
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Features
2
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Design
7
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Robustness
4
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Ease of Use
3
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Video Capability
1
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Support
1
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Price
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One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Not Priced Reasonably
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The Vast Majority of People Thought it Was Robust

More than 10 people thought that the Pentax MX1 was well made.

  • ... like Olympus... Pentax's premium compact is an excellent example of an enthusiast-focused digital camera -- it's incredibly well-built, has a good sensor ...
    pcworld.co.nz 25 Mar 2013
  • ... companies like Olymp... Pentax's premium compact is an excellent example of an enthusiast-focused digital camera -- it's incredibly well-built, has a good ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 25 Mar 2013
  • ... for a time, was the company’s flagship SLR. It was solidly built featuring all-mechanical construction, including the shutter, and only the metering ...
    shutterbug.com 14 Jan 2014
  • ... performs like a more expensive model...Excellent design, look and feel. Sturdy construction. Very good photo and video quality. RAW capture. Plenty of ...
    CNET.com.au 28 Mar 2013
  • Two People Thought it Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    Two people thought that the Pentax MX1 had a good battery life.

  • ... its competitors - there's no hotshoe, touchscreen or fancy-pants W...Great battery life, wide aperture lens throughout zoom, builtin ND filter, responsive ...
    Pocket Lint 22 Apr 2013
  • ... hold up shooting. There is no hot shoe, unusual for this category. Great battery life, wide aperture lens throughout zoom, builtin ND filter, responsive ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Good in Terms of Size

    More than 10 people thought that the Pentax MX1 was compact.

  • ... who can't get everything they wa... Buying Guide Best compact camera The premium compact camera market is pretty crowded, so companies are attempting to ...
    techradar.com/au/ 7 Mar 2013
  • The Pentax MX-1 has been designed to appeal to photographers who want a capable compact camera with a solid build and traditional styling. Superficially, ...
    photoreview.com.au 2 Apr 2013
  • With a compact digital lineup boasting a number of products offering 14 and 16 megapixel resolution along with prices below the $400 mark, the 12 megapixel ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 11 Apr 2013
  • The Pentax MX-1 is a new "serious compact" with a bright f/1.8 4x optical zoom lens, tilting 3 inch screen and slightly larger than normal backlit CMOS ...
    Ephotozine 7 Mar 2013
  • 6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Carefully Designed

    Several people thought that the Pentax MX1 was well designed, retro and good-looking.

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    Well Designed
    11 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... First Impressions Pentax MX-1 hands-on preview January 2013 | By Shawn Barnett Preview based on a pre-production Pentax MX-1 With a rich history in camera design, ...
    DP Review 1 Jan 2006
  • ... camera that looks, feels and performs like a more expensive model...Excellent design, look and feel. Sturdy construction. Very good photo and video quality. ...
    CNET.com.au 28 Mar 2013
  • ... full-size digital SLR. It can be slow when used to its fullest e...Wonderful design and ergonomics. Excellent lens and sensor. Slow to save RAWs. Size ...
    Good Gear Guide.com.au 25 Mar 2013
  • ... full-size digital SLR. It can be slow when used to its fullest e...Wonderful design and ergonomics. Excellent lens and sensor. Slow to save RAWs. Size ...
    pcworld.co.nz 25 Mar 2013
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    Retro
    5 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Good-Looking
    4 people agree
    4 people disagree
    5 Out of 10 Customers Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Pentax MX1 had good controls and was comfortable and easy to hold.

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    Has Good Controls
    6 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... available in silver and black, as shown above, or black. The camera offers full manual controls, RAW shooting, a bright f/1.8-2.5 4x optical zoom lens, ...
    Ephotozine 7 Jan 2013
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • ... highresolution tilting LCD. Excellent image quality at low ISOs. Front and rear remote control ports. Fast autofocus for stills. Sensorshift shake r. Poor ...
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • ... up to its potential...Gorgeous design with brass construction. Excellent control layout. Tilting rear display. Fast lens. Raw shooting support. Low noise ...
    PC Mag 22 Feb 2013
  • View All Reviews About Control
    Comfortable and Easy to Hold
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Pentax MX1 had good features.

  • ... cameras continues with the Pentax MX-1, a compact camera with plenty of features targeted toward enthusiast photographers. Fortunately, the MX-1 has more ...
    CNET.com.au 28 Mar 2013
  • ... point-and-shoot digital camera market. This handy little camera is packed with features for the advanced photographer, offers better image quality than ...
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • One Person Thought This Digital Camera Was Good When it Came to Technical Guidance
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    Four People Thought it Was a Bit Noisy

    Four people thought that the Pentax MX1 was noisy.

  • ... video mode (but shutter button does). Slow RAW processing times. Noise starts to affect detail and colour on images at ISO 1600 and above.
    CNET.com.au 28 Mar 2013
  • ... Excessive duplication of settings between info screen and menus. No noise reduction settings. Very slow when shooting in R.
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • The Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Had a Lens That Was Good

    Over 10 people thought that the Pentax MX1 had a good lens and several people thought that it also had a good autofocus and zoom.

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    Has a Good Lens
    17 people agree
    5 people disagree
  • ... aimed at the more discerning photographer. Featuring a 4x optical zoom lens with a fast maximum aperture of f/1.8 and 28mm wide-angle coverage, the Pentax ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 18 Feb 2013
  • ... has only... Quality: about average.Why you'd buy the Pentax MX-1: reasonably fast lens; Adobe DNG (RAW) capture; a wide variety of filters and image treatments ...
    digital-photography-school.com 31 Mar 2013
  • Up with the bestThis 12 megapixel compact with a fast (bright) f1.8–2.5 lens and a focal length range of 28–112mm lens is the Pentax entry into the ...
    dpexpert.com.au 1 May 2013
  • This 12-megapixel compact with a fast (bright) f1.8-2.5 lens and a focal length range of 28mm-112mm is the Pentax entry into top-quality enthusiast compacts. ...
    brisbanetimes.com.au 1 May 2013
  • View All Reviews About Lens
    Has a Good Autofocus
    6 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has a Good Zoom
    5 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    7 Out of 10 Owners Thought This Digital Camera Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Pentax MX1 had a bad screen, viewfinder and wasn't mirrorless.

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    Has a Bad Screen
    4 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • ... for stills. Sensorshift shake r. Poor video autofocus. LCD tilting mechanism ruins retro elegance. Some interface quirks (i. E. Info button useless in ...
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • ... quirks (i. E. Info button useless in playback mode). Excessive duplication of settings between info screen and menus. No noise reduction settings. Very ...
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • Stepping up in the compact spectrum are cameras that tend to be aimed at photographers who want full photographic control. Good low-light performance, ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
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    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Not {More} Mirrorless
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Took Good Quality Photos

    More than 20 people thought that the Pentax MX1 was able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good picture resolution, image sensor and ISO range.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    22 people agree
    8 people disagree
  • ... hard to get overly enthusiastic about the Pentax MX-1. While it is capable of producing some good images, and it performed reasonably well in our labs ...
    Techradar 7 Mar 2013
  • ... point-and-shoot digital camera market. This handy little camera is packed with features for the advanced photographer, offers better image quality than ...
    pentaxforums.com 3 Mar 2013
  • ... mode is accurate and easy in all situationsDedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to recordOverall excellent image qualityFast, Easy to use HDR ...
    Steve's Digicams 14 May 2013
  • The Pentax MX-1 has been designed to appeal to photographers who want a capable compact camera with a solid build and traditional styling. Superficially, ...
    photoreview.com.au 2 Apr 2013
  • View All Reviews About Image
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    6 people agree
    7 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    2 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Most Owners Thought This Digital Camera Took Good Videos

    Five people thought that the Pentax MX1 was good for video recording.

  • ... mode is accurate and easy in all situationsDedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to recordOverall excellent image qualityFast, Easy to use HDR ...
    Steve's Digicams 14 May 2013
  • ... model...Excellent design, look and feel. Sturdy construction. Very good photo and video quality. RAW capture. Plenty of in-camera editing options. Video ...
    CNET.com.au 28 Mar 2013
  • ... performance. Dual axis electronic level. Rubber grip front and back. Timelapse High Speed Video with sound. Lots of Digital Filters Effects. Bright 1.8 ...
    Ephotozine 7 Mar 2013
  • ... fairly large and heavy compact which doesn't offer t...Good image and video quality. Good ISO performance. Good shutter lag and autofocus performance. ...
    digitalcamerareview.com 11 Apr 2013
  • One Person Thought it Did Not Have a Good Flash
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    Three People Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Three people thought that the Pentax MX1 was good for macro photography.

  • ... aperture lens throughout zoom, builtin ND filter, responsive in use, decent macro mode, good image quality, solid build quality. Chunky build, no manual ...
    Pocket Lint 22 Apr 2013
  • ... finish. The camera feels good w...Metal top and bottom plates. Excellent macro performance. Dual axis electronic level. Rubber grip front and back. Timelapse ...
    Ephotozine 7 Mar 2013
  • ... aperture lens throughout zoom, builtin ND filter, responsive in use, decent macro mode, good image quality, solid build quality. Chunky build, no manual ...
    DP Review 25 Nov 2013
  • How Good Are Pentax Digital Cameras?

    75
    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Tiny optical zoom
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Has an image stabiliser
    High maximum ISO sensitivity
    Features smile detection
    Features multi burst mode
    Has a built-in flash
    Large display diagonal
    Features brightness adjustment
    Has an HDMI port
    Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Features contrast adjustment
    4000 x 3000 still image resolution
    Long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Large maximum memory card size
    Big internal memory
    1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    High display resolution
    Has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
    ok camera shutter speed
    1/1.5 to 1/2" image sensor size
    Lower than average megapixels
    Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
    Heavy
    Smaller than average digital zoom
    Lower Than Average Megapixels

    The megapixels of the Pentax MX-1 of only 12.8MP is lower than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP.

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    Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

    The Pentax MX-1 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 (VGA) pixels and the best is 7952 x 5304 pixels. §.

    What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Tiny Optical Zoom

    The Pentax MX-1's optical zoom of only 4x is in the smallest 29% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

    What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit
    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Pentax MX-1 has an image stabiliser. 70% of digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

    What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
    High Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Pentax MX-1 of 12,800 is higher than 68% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 100 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

    What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
    ok Camera Shutter Speed

    The camera shutter speed of the Pentax MX-1 of 0.0005s is ok compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 42% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

    What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
    Features Smile Detection
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    The Pentax MX-1 features smile detection, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not feature smile detection.

    What is smile detection? Less Edit
    Features Multi Burst Mode
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    The Pentax MX-1 features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

    What is multi burst mode? Less Edit
    Heavy

    The Pentax MX-1's weight of 363g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

    What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The Pentax MX-1 has a built-in flash, as do 75% of cameras.

    What is a built-in flash? Less Edit
    Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

    The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The digital zoom of the Pentax MX-1 of only 1.95x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 98% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Large Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Pentax MX-1's display diagonal of 3" is larger than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Features Brightness Adjustment

    The Pentax MX-1 features brightness adjustment. 81% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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    Has an HDMI Port

    The Pentax MX-1 has an HDMI port, unlike 74% of digital cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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    Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Pentax MX-1 of only 112mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 13% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Pentax MX-1 features contrast adjustment. 82% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the Pentax MX-1 is 4000 x 3000. That's 14% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. In addition, this Pentax camera supports a still image resolution of 1536x1536, 2016x1344, 2048x1536 plus 11 more values. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 2992 x 2000 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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    1/1.5 to 1/2" Image Sensor Size

    The Pentax MX-1 has a 1/1.5 to 1/2" image sensor size which is bigger than most digital cameras. Most digital cameras have a 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size.

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    Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The Pentax MX-1's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 17% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Large Maximum Memory Card Size

    Across all the digital cameras the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 520GB, and the average maximum memory card size is 42GB. The Pentax MX-1's maximum memory card size of 64GB is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Big Internal Memory

    The internal memory of digital cameras range from 1MB to 700MB, and the average internal memory is 48MB. The Pentax MX-1's internal memory of 75.3MB is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera supports a video resolution of 1280x720|1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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    High Display Resolution

    The Pentax MX-1's display resolution of 920,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 66% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 570,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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    Has an Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam

    The Pentax MX-1 has an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam. 71% of cameras do not have an Auto Focus (AF) assist beam.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Pentax MX1 has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 4 out of 413 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Pentax MX1 (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    Age

    Pentax MX1 Release Date

    January 2013

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    When Are Most New Pentax Cameras Released?

    Most new Pentax digital cameras tend to be released between January and March.

    If you wait until January 2020 then you might be able to get better features on your Pentax camera. Also the price of the current Pentax digital cameras may drop off just before the latest models are released in January. In 2018 most new Pentax digital cameras were released in March, with one new Pentax digital cameras released that month. One new Pentax cameras were released in January 2017 making it the biggest month that year for new Pentax digital camera releases. Also the biggest month in 2016 for new Pentax camera releases was January, with one new Pentax cameras released that month.

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    How Fast Do Pentax Camera Prices Drop After Release?

    Most cameras drop in price by 2% in the first 6 months after release, however Pentax digital cameras tend to depreciate faster.

    New Pentax cameras drop in price by an average of 17% in the first 6 months after they wer first released. That means a saving of $125 on a typical $736 new Pentax digital camera if you wait 6 months before buying.

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    Pentax MX1 Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
    Weight
    Camera Type
    Megapixels
    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
    Image Sensor Size
    Still Image Resolution
    Maximum Image Resolution
    Sensor Type
    Image Formats Supported
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Smile Detection
    Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
    Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
    Macro Focusing Range (Wide)
    Auto Focus (AF) Points
    Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
    Focus Adjustment
    Macro Focusing Range (Tele)
    Focus
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Flash
    Flash Modes
    Flash Range (Tele)
    Flash Range (Wide)
    Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Video Resolution
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    Analog Signal Format System
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Memory
    Internal Memory
    Maximum Memory Card Size
    Compatible Memory Card
    Memory Slots
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Ports & Interfaces
    USB Version
    Camera
    Operating Systems Supported (Mac)
    Operating Systems Supported (Windows)
    White Balance
    Photo Effects
    Self-Timer Delay
    Camera File System
    Multi Burst Mode
    Contrast Adjustment
    Brightness Adjustment
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
    Battery
    Battery Technology
    Battery Supported
    Battery Type
    Maximum Battery Life
    Battery Life
    Packaging Content
    Bundled Software
    Cables Included
    Batteries Included
    Battery Charger Included
    Other Features
    Energy Star Certified
    Power Source Type
    Built-in Flash
    USB 2.0 Port
    HDMI Port

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    pentax mx1silver, pentax mx1bk, ricoh mx1

    Barcodes

     00027075225176,  00027075225282,  00027075225299,  00132017668239,  00166599415127,  00947541449519,  01153603065507,  04549212225192,  04549212279751,  05053973976303

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